Family:Whitney, Nicholas Bowes (1772-1835)

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Rev. Nicholas Bowes7 Whitney (Phinehas6, William5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Phinehas6, was born 21 Mar 1772, Shirley, MA,[1] and died 26 Nov 1835, Hingham, MA.[2]

He married, 13 Nov 1800, Acton, MA, Ann Adams, daughter of Rev. Moses and Abigail (Stone) Adams. She was born 18 Jan 1776, Framingham, MA, and died 22 Oct 1864, Hingham, MA, aged 88 years 9 months 4 days, of old age.[3]

He was born at Shirley, MA, received an excellent preparatory education and was graduated at Harvard college in the class of 1793. Was ordained a colleague with Rev. Daniel Shute of the second parish in Hingham, MA, 1 Jan 1800. Resigned his pastorate 15 Apr 1833. He was married at Acton to a daughter of Rev. Moses Adams. She was born in Framingham and died in Hingham. He represented Hingham in the State legislature in 1831 and 1832. Resided on Main Street in South Hingham and died in his 63th year, respected by all who knew him. He resided Hingham, MA.

Children of Nicholas Bowes7 and Ann (Adams) Whitney:

i. Ann Catherine8 Whitney, b. 7 Jan 1802, Hingham, MA;[4] d. 23 May 1842; m. 25 Dec 1821, Hingham, MA, Caleb Hersey.[5]
ii. Lydia Bowes Whitney, b. 27 Aug 1807, Hingham, MA;[6] d. 5 Jul 1838, Hingham, MA, aged 31 years;[7] unmarried.
iii. Benjamin Lincoln Whitney, b. 24 Jun 1810, Hingham, MA; m. Caroline St. Aubyn Homer.

Census

603 787 Caleb Hersey 54 M - Trader $2500 Mass. Clarissa " 60 F - " Webster " 19 M - Trader " Ann C. " 16 F - " Lydia " 11 F - " Attended school Saml. Loring 14 M - " Attended school 788 Anna Whitney 73 F - "

Clarissa (Adams) Hersey was sister of Anna (Adams) Whitney.

118 143 Caleb Hersey 59 M - Trader Mass. Clarisa Hersey 69 F - " Caleb F. Hersey 31 M - Clerk " Webster Hersey 24 M - Hatchet Grinder " Ann C. Hersey 21 F - " Lydia W. Hersey 16 F - " 144 Anna Whitney 79 F - "

Clarissa (Adams) Hersey was sister of Anna (Adams) Whitney.

974 986 Caleb Hersey 64 M - Trader $2000 $1500 Mass. Lydia W. " 21 F - " 987 Anna Whitney 84 F - $1500 "

Caleb Hersey was brother-in-law of Anna (Adams) Whitney.

References

1.^  "Nicholas Bowes [Whitney], s. Rev. Phinehas and Lydia, [born] Mar. 21, 1772," according to Vital Records of Shirley, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1918).

2.^  "Nicholas B. [Whitney], Rev., d. Nov. 26, 1835, aged 64," according to Hingham Vital Records.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 175, page 315.

4.^  "Ann Catherine [Whitney], dau. of Rev. Nicholas B. and Ann, b. Jan. 7, 1802," according to Hingham Vital Records.

5.^  "Anna C. A. [Whitney], and Caleb Hersey, [married] Dec. 25, 1821," according to Hingham Vital Records.

6.^  "Lydia Bowers [Whitney], dau. of Rev. Nicholas B. and Ann, b. Aug. 27, 1807," according to Hingham Vital Records.

7.^  "Lydia B. [Whitney], dau. Rev. Nicholas B., d. July 5, 1838, aged 31," according to Hingham Vital Records.


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